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Howdy Holmes

Howdy Holmes, Michigan 500 1985. Copyright Dudley Evans, 2009. Used with permission.

Howdy Holmes, Michigan 500 1985. Copyright Dudley Evans, 2009. Used with permission.

Howdy Holmes, Indianapolis 500, 2011. Copyright Michael Portaro (www.mp2photography.com), 2012. Used with Permission.

Howdy Holmes, Indianapolis 500, 2011. Copyright Michael Portaro (www.mp2photography.com), 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

14 Dec 1947
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Nationality:

United States

F2 starts:

1 (1976)

Indy 500s:

6 (1979-1988)

Retired from driving soon after his last Indy to take up a role in the family firm, which is well known in the US as Howdy's grandmother invented 'Jiffy Mix', which is a ready-baking mix for biscuits etc. Howdy is the President and CEO of the company, collectively known as the Chelsea Milling Co., based in Chelsea, Michigan. Whilst racing, he also ran a sports marketing company.

Biography last updated 1 Feb 2013